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Piotr Dutkiewicz

Politics and society in Eastern Europe; Social change in Russia and CIS countries; Ethnic conflict; state and administration in eastern Europe

Degrees:LLM (University of Warsaw, Poland) PhD (Russian Academy of Science, Moscow)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5628
Office:C679 Loeb Building


Piotr Dutkiewicz is Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Center for Governance and Public Policy at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He was Editor-in-chief of a 19-volume series on Local and Regional Development in Poland (1986-1989) and editor (or co-editor) of 12 other books, the most recent of which are: Piotr Dutkiewicz, Tom Casier, Jan Aart Scholte, Hegemony and World Order Reimagining Power in Global Politics, Routledge, 2020; Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa, Fyodor eds Lukyanov, eds., Eurasia on the Edge, Rowman & Littlefield, 2018; Vladimir Popov & Piotr Dutkiewicz, eds., Mapping a New World Order: The Rest Beyond the West, Edgar Edward Publishing, 2017; Piotr Dutkiewicz & Richard Sakwa, eds., Social History of Post-Communist Russia, Routledge (London & New York), 2016; Piotr Dutkiewicz & Richard Sakwa, eds., Eurasian Integration:  The View from Within, Routledge, 2015; Piotr Dutkiewicz & Richard Sakwa, 22 Ideas To Fix the World, New York University Press, 2013; Democracy versus Modernization: A Dilemma for Russia and for the World (co-edited with Vladislav Inozemtsev), Routledge, 2012;  Piotr Dutkiewicz & Dmitri Trenin, eds., Russia: The Challenges of Transformation, NYU Press, 2011; Piotr Dutkiewicz and Andrei Margolin, eds., New Technologies in Public Administration as Reflected by the Canadian and Russian Experience, Moscow Governance University Press, 2013.

He has received two doctorates honoris causa (2006 and 2007). Member of the Valdai Club.

Current Research Projects

He is involved in (Re) Inventing Hegemonies Project. The main purpose of this research project is:

  • To analyze transformation of the Russian political system and society;
  • To analyze main structural contradictions of the world system (such as – for instance wealth v poverty, universalism v. regional/local identity, state v. market etc. in order to spot areas of the formation of the structural contours of the new hegemonies.

Selected Publications

Civilizations and World Order, Elena Chebankova and Piotr Dutkiewicz, eds., Routledge, 2022.

Eurasia on the Edge Managing Complexity, Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa and Fyodor Lukyanov, eds., Rowman US, 2018.

Mapping a New World Order: The Rest Beyond the West, (co-edited with Vladimir Popov), Edgar Edward Publishing, 2017.

Social History of Post-Communist Russia, (co-edited with Richard Sakwa and Vladimir Kulikov), Routledge London & New York, 2016.

Eurasian Integration: The View from Within, (co-edited with Richard Sakwa), Routledge, 2015.

22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations with the World’s Foremost Thinkers, Piotr Dutkiewicz and Richard Sakwa, eds., New York University Press, October 2013, pp. 480.

Democracy versus Modernization: A Dilemma for Russia and for the World (co-edited with Vladislav Inozemtsev), Routledge, 2012.

For a more comprehensive list of publications please view Professor Dutkiewicz’s bio on the EURUS website.